COLUMBUS, OH, May 30, 2013 – Kurt A. Kaufman, of Waynesfield, was appointed to the Ohio Board of Regents by Gov. John Kasich this week. His term begins immediately and ends on Sept. 20, 2018. The nine-member board advises the chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents.
Kaufman is an attorney who has owned and managed Kaufman Law Office in Lima for the past 16 years. His practice focuses on worker’s compensation, representing both injured workers and employers. His practice areas also include business and probate.
“I am pleased to have Mr. Kaufman on the Board and I look forward to working with him,” said Chancellor John Carey. “His legal expertise will be valuable to the Board and to our agency.”
An Ohio native, Kaufman is a graduate of Waynesfield-Goshen High School. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wittenberg University before earning his JD in law from Ohio Northern University.
Kaufman’s civic involvement includes serving as a state-certified volunteer EMT with the Wayne Township EMS and serving as a member of the Waynesfield-Goshen Athletic Boosters. He and his wife, Natasha, have two sons, Kale, 13, and Hyatt, 10.
Kaufman is filling the Board of Regents vacancy left by Walter A. Reiling, Jr., whose term expired. Kaufman’s first Board of Regents meeting will be Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Education building, 25 S. Front St. in Columbus.